Surgical Physician Assistant- Lawrence & Memorial Hospital - New London, CT
The primary function of a Surgical Physician Assistant (PA) is to provide comprehensive care to patients in collaboration with physicians in the perioperative setting. Each PA has a designated supervising physician as outlined by Connecticut General Statute. Exemplifies behaviors reflecting Service Excellence and support of the Strategic Dimensions by modeling the Core Success Factors as described in the Performance Review.
Lawrence + Memorial is a not-for-profit, general, acute care, private hospital that has been serving this region since 1912. We are licensed for 280 beds and provide patient care to medical, surgical, pediatric, rehab, psychiatric and obstetrical patients. Lawrence + Memorial Hospital offers a full service surgery program for both inpatient and outpatient procedures. All surgical procedures at L+M are performed by board-certified surgeons to ensure patient safety, comfort and the best possible outcomes.
We offer same-day or next-day consultation appointments. Our surgeons apply the latest proven techniques and technologies, including minimally invasive surgery to reduce the size of an incision and reduce scarring after surgery. Our anesthesiologists also use the latest in targeted anesthesia applications so that your recovery is as pain-free and as fast as possible.
At L+M, we understand that everyone is apprehensive before surgery, and so our staff – from the receptionists at the front desk to the nurses in the post-anesthesia care unit – will treat you with care and compassion.
For more information please contact Natasha Bell at email@example.com or 203-502-6515.
To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values—integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion—must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.
Graduation from an accredited Physician Assistant/Associate program required. Certified as a Physician Assistant/Associate by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. Must hold a valid Connecticut medical license, Connecticut Controlled Substance Registration and Federal Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) Certification.
One (1) to two (2) years prior surgical experience is preferred but not required
Excellent clinical, interpersonal and organizational skills. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
MMR is required. Varivax (chicken pox vaccine) or evidence of prior chicken pox is required. Hepatitis B (or signed declination) is required for those with potential exposure to blood/body fluids. Tdap and influenza vaccination are strongly encouraged. Must be able to withstand the rigors of being on call for long hours. Frequent exposure to blood/body fluids, communicable diseases, biohazards, and other hazardous conditions. Must be able to withstand physically demanding positions for extended periods including but not limited to standing, sitting, walking, bending, stooping, and twisting.